The Crabmill Canal and Country Walk is a 5.8 kilometer loop trail located near Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Distance: 5.8 km Elevation Gain: 222 m Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

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forest

lake

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pub walk

A circular pub walk from The Crabmill in Preston Bagot, Warwickshire. The Crabmill makes the perfect spot for refreshments before or after your walk. The walking route joins a stretch of the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal towpath with beautiful old narrow locks, canal boats and wildlife to enjoy. After crossing a small aqueduct, the route leads you through pastures and along tree-lined bridleways to reach a pretty old ford. The final stretch takes in the imposing hilltop Preston Bagot Church. The route includes several steady gradients but there are no steep sections. Whilst many of the paths are firm, some bridleways can be churned, a couple of fields can be boggy and the ford-side path can flood after periods of heavy rain. With this in mind, good boots are a must (or wellies in the winter months). You will need to negotiate several gates and kissing gates plus one stile (this has a gap for small dogs but larger dogs will need to climb over or be lifted). You are likely to encounter sheep in a few of the pastures. There are a few short stretches of road walking along country lanes, but the traffic is normally very light. Allow 1.5 hours.

hiking
3 days ago

Great little walk in a beautiful part of Henley in garden. Some of the houses you pass are amazing and the views are lovely too. watch for those nettles though :-)

hiking
over grown
16 days ago

Great walk. Watch the nettles! Maybe wear long trousers. Took us a couple of hours taking in the views and house spotting!

walking
2 months ago

We had a wonderful little lunch at the Crabmill with our dog and then set out to do the country walk. The directions were very thorough and we didn't get lost once. We saw a fox whilst passing through the Rookery and came across a few riders on Shire horses. I would definitely recommend this walk to others- It can be a bit boggy walking through the pastures, so just make sure you have some sturdy walking boots or wellies :)

walking
3 months ago

Lovely walk. The Crabmill pub is closed for renovation and is due to reopen on Saturday 4 May 2019.

hiking
2 months ago

walking
2 months ago

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